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Winning the debate: East Ridge students advance to national tournament
St. Paul Park police reports for Nov. 28: Drugs, assault, intoxication
St. Paul Park suspect threatens to ‘torch’ family
Heroin addiction the subject of Washington County public forums
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Park Boys Basketball: Cassidy looks to change culture of the Pack
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Raptors reaching for section title
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East Ridge Boys Hockey: Walz's presence already being felt
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Oltman students hear about careers
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CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE ORDINANCE 936
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS NOVEMBER MINUTES
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Richard A. Eriksen, 65
Laurel D. Thompson, 80
Karen M. Williams, 85
Thomas "TJ" Wirta, 44
Cornelius Wildenauer, 75
Viewpoint: Is it bye, bye birdie for Thanksgiving purists?
Viewpoint: Responding to local impact of Bakken oil boom
Letter: Thanks for ‘overwhelming support’
Letter: Eager to return to work in St. Paul
Letter: Appreciates support, chance to make a difference
Get Out! Deals
December 15, 2009
Letter: Improve air, water quality
In a viewpoint article published Nov. 18 titled "Keep an eye on the MPCA," the writer made several good points. One, we need language permanently prohibiting commercial incineration at the 3M site, and an ordinance prohibiting commercial incineration inside our city limits. Two, perhaps...
December 15, 2009 - 3:00pm
November 5, 2009
3M dirt removal to start this month
3M this month plans to begin the process of excavating thousands of cubic yards of soil from the 3M Cottage Grove manufacturing plant as part of a remedial effort to prevent further perfluorochemical contamination of the area's groundwater. In 2006, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
November 5, 2009 - 8:04am
July 29, 2009
'We don't have all the answers'
Minnesota Department of Health officials last week walked Cottage Grove residents through the results of a study that confirmed east metro residents have elevated levels of PFCs in their blood. Now, local officials say, they want to know what effects the chemicals have had on the...
July 29, 2009 - 8:00am
May 20, 2009
Pollution control agency chooses cleanup plan for 3M Cottage Grove site
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has chosen a plan to clean out contaminated soil and sediment at the 3M Cottage Grove site and prevent further spread of perfluorochemicals into the river. The agency is recommending 3M enhance its groundwater pump-out system, which prevents...
May 20, 2009 - 1:45pm
April 8, 2009
3M wants to burn outside waste in its incinerator
3M Co. officials on Thursday hosted an informational open house intended to bring the public up to speed on its plans to begin burning non-3M wastes in the company's large-scale industrial incinerator at its 3M-Cottage Grove site. The plan, currently under review by the Minnesota...
April 8, 2009 - 7:54am
March 9, 2009
Viewpoint: River affected by streams that feed
Three of my friends and I couldn't turn down the opportunity to eat cheese and enjoy the gorgeous winter weather on a recent weekend. We four girls began our Tour d' Western Wisconsin with a hearty bowl of chili in River Falls, before continuing onward to the Cady Cheese Factory...
March 9, 2009 - 7:00am
March 6, 2008
Residents interested in water filters at meeting
Homeowners in St. Paul Park, Newport and Grey Cloud Island are looking for ways to filter their drinking and cooking water themselves. Last night at St. Paul Park City Hall representatives from the Minnesota Department of Health presented the findings of a yearlong sampling and testing...
March 6, 2008 - 12:15pm
March 5, 2008
Our view: More research needed on chemical in drinking water
We were a little naive one year ago when we first learned that much of south Washington County's drinking water contained a newly detected chemical. Little was known about the 3M-manufactured chemical, perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA), and it would take some time to study whether it...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am